Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH TRIGGER

The world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) is the 2015 built HOEGH TRIGGER with a carrying capacity of 8,500 car equivalent units (CEU). She was built in China by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry at Xiamen with yard number 462B as HOEGH TRIGGER, the second vessel in a series of 6 Post-Panamax vessels under the […]

Casualties – Vehicle Carrier FELICITY ACE fire – 16.02.2022

On Wednesday 16th February, 2022 the 2005 built 200 metres long vehicle carrier carrying various cargo including 1,100 Porsches and 189 Bentleys amongst nearly 4,000 vehicles caught fire about 200 miles from Terceira Island in the Azores. The Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguese) airlifted the 22 crew members which abandoned the ship and survived. Meanwhile the […]

Vehicle Carriers – NEPTUNE KEFALONIA

A regular car carrier calling at Grand Harbour, Malta is the 2009 built NEPTUNE KEFALONIA. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard at Ulsan as yard no 8021 and homeported at Piraeus, Greece (GRC Flag). Later on she changed flag to MLT flag therefore homeported at Valletta. Entering Grand Harbour back to […]

Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH TRIDENT

On Tuesday 2nd February, 2021 the first Hoegh Autoliners vehicle carrier in 2021 , the HOEGH TRIDENT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 0831 hrs coming from Piraeus, Greece berthing at Magazine Wharf part of Valletta Gateway Terminals (VGT). She was built in 1995 by Hyundai Heavy Industries at Ulsan, South Korea as HUAL TRIDENT trading […]

Bunkering – Vehicle Carrier GLOVIS SPIRIT – 10/11.12.2020

On Thursday 10th December, 2020 the 2013 built PCTC GLOVIS SPIRIT entered Grand Harbour, Malta at 2243 hrs coming from Wilmington, USA for bunkering operations. She berthed at Magazine Wharf to be bunkered by the Go Fuels tanker LEYONA. She was built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co Ltd at Samho in […]

Vehicle Carriers – HOEGH SEOUL

One of the Norwegian owned vehicle carriers around is the 2004 built 228 metres long HOEGH SEOUL. She was built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd at Seoul and is owned by Hoegh Autoliners based in Oslo, Norway. She holds a cargo capacity of 7,850 CEU (Car Equivalent Unit) with […]